Apr 12, 2010 3:05am EDT
. >>> then, unsafe underground. why investigators were raising concerns about the disastrous west virginia mine before last week's fatal explosion. >>> and, sports scandal. why dozens of girls' swimming coaches are banned for life. >> it was disgusting. at first i was in shock. i was -- i thought to myself, what is he doing? >> it's monday, april 12th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> you're back. ♪ reunited and it feels so good ♪ >> i was reading your facebook fan page and you have a new nickname too. >> what is it? >> mcnewsie. like mcdreamy? i thought, his mom's writing in again! >> she's on to me. it's good to be back. we've got "insomniac theater" this half hour. and a lot of interesting stuff going on this morning so stick around for that. good morning. thanks for joining us on this monday. i'm jeremy hubrd. >> i'm vinita nair. >>> we begin in poland where thousands are expressing their grief over the death of that country's president, his wife, and dozens of other polish leaders. >> now there are questions about why the pilot of the doomed flight did not follow dir
Apr 26, 2010 3:05am EDT
's promise to the families of those 29 men killed in that huge underground explosion in west virginia. >>> and, snapshots of space. the hubble telescope marks a milestone and delivers a stunning new image of the universe. it's monday, april 26th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, i'm todd connor sitting in for jeremy hubbard. >> feels like we're seeing more of you than him lately. >> always out and about doing stories. >> but it's a pleasant change for us. >> i'm glad to be here. >> i won't say that when he comes back, though. good morning and thanks for being with outside this monday. i'm vinita nair. >>> experts now say the tornado which tore through mississippi had winds of 160 miles an hour and left a path of destruction at least 50 miles long. >> the massive twister was part of a violent outbreak with 54 reports of tornados across seven states. but mississippi clearly took the brunt of it. eric horng reports from yazoo city. >> reporter: in this community of shattered homes, survivors claw through rubble searching for any sign of the familiar. >> i don'